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​Technology transfer

  1. J. Kang, H. Kang, P. Kim, W. K. Kong, J. Lee, G. –D. Kim, S. Yeo, T. K, Song, “Portable Ultrasound Diagnostic Imaging Technology,” Sogang University Research Foundation – Hansono: ‘Initial payment’ KRW 104,500,000, ‘Running royalty’ 2% of the net sales price (Maximum KRW 3,900,000,000), 25 Dec. 2015. (Featured in the Outstanding National R&D Achievements 2016: Top 100 by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Korea: Link)


  1. T. K. Song, W. K. Kong, S. M. Yeo, G. -D. Kim, J. Lee, J. Kang, J. H. Park, Y. Lee, “Adaptive medical image transmission device and method,” US 15,737,478, Link, 28 Sep. 2021; EP 3320847 Link, 17 Feb. 2021; WO 2016204326, 22 Dec. 2016 (Featured in the Outstanding National R&D Achievements 2016: Top 100 by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Korea: Link).

  2. H. Kang, T. K. Song, J. Kang, “Filter Assembly for Medical Image Signal and Dynamic Decimation Method using Thereof,” US 10,076,312 B2, 18 Sep. 2018: Link; KR 10-1613521, 12 Apr. 2016: Link.

  3. K. –Y. Ju, J. Kang, J. H. Chang, J. K. Lee, “Photoacoustic Image Agent comprising a Melanin Nanoparticle,” KR 10-1731140, 21 Apr. 2017: Link.

  4. J. Kang, Y. Yoo, J. H. Chang, T. K. Song, “Method for Discriminating between Background and Tissue of Interest, and Method and Apparatus for Generating Photoacoustic Images for Detecting Calcified Tissue,” US 9,478,023 (based on the application: US 14/399,748and PCT/KR2012/010770 filed on Nov. 4, 2014), 7 Nov. 2016: Link.

  5. J. Kang, Y. Lee, T. K. Song, “Apparatus and method of adaptive transmission for medical image based on communication and power condition,” KR 10-1691025, 23 Dec. 2016: Link.

  6. G. Lee, J. Kang, T. K. Song, “Phase rotation beamformer and beamforming method for envelope error compensating,” KR 10-1646627, 2 Aug. 2016: Link.

  7. G. Lee, J. Kang, T. K. Song, “Beamformer and beamforming method based on post phase rotation,” KR 10-1646626, 2 Aug. 2016: Link.

  8. J. Kang, Y. Yoo, T. K. Song, J. H. Chang, “Apparatus and method of producing photoacoustic images,” KR 10-1601171, 2 Mar. 2016: Link.

  9. M. Kim, J. Kang, Y. Yoo, J. H. Chang, T. K. Song, “Apparatus and method for obtaining photoacoustic image using motion compensation,” KR 10-1581689, 24 Dec. 2015: Link.

  10. J. Kang, J. H. Park, S. M. Yeo, J. Lee, T. K. Song, “Apparatus and Method of Adaptive Transmission for Medical Image,” KR 10-1581688, 24 Dec. 2015: Link.

  11. S. Ahn, J. Kang, T. K. Song, “Multipurpose beam focusing system,” KR 10-1581686, 24 Dec. 2015: Link.

  12. J. Kang, J. H. Chang, T. –K. Song, Y. Yoo, “System of Controlling the Operation of Chips by Host,” KR 10-1408267, 10 Jun. 2014: Link.

  13. S. Jin, J. Kang, Y. Yoo, J. H. Chang, T. K, Song, “Method for Estimating Speed of Ultrasonic Waves, Method and Apparatus for Ultrasonic Imaging using the Estimated Speed Thereof,” KR 10-1393512, 2 May 2014: Link.

  14. J. Kang, Y. Yoo, J. H. Chang, T. K. Song, “Method and Apparatus of Differentiating between a Background and a Region of Interest,” KR 10-1352769, 9 Jan. 2014: Link.

  15. J. Kang, Y. Yoo, J. H. Chang, T. K. Song, “Apparatus and Method of Forming Beams Adaptively in Ultrasound Imaging,” KR 10-1312309, 23 Sep. 2013: Link.

  16. S. Bae, J. Kang, J. H. Chang, Y. Yoo, T. K. Song, “The Sound Speed Correction Method and Apparatus based on Lateral Spatial Frequency Analysis,” KR 10-1298936, 16 Aug. 2013: Link.

  17. J. Kang, Y. Yoo, J. H. Chang, T. K. Song, “Method and Apparatus of producing Ultrasound Images and Photoacoustic Images,” KR 10-1298935, 16 Aug. 2013: Link.

  18. J. Kang, J. H. Chang, T. K. Song, Y. Yoo, “Method of Producing Photoacoustic Image for Detecting Calcification Tissue and Producing Apparatus Thereof”, KR 10-1287099, 10 Jul. 2013: Link.

  19. J. Kang, Y. Yoo, T. K. Song, C. Yoon, G. D. Kim, “Method and Apparatus of Interpolating Delay in Ultrasound Beamformer,” KR 10-1160959, 22 Jun. 2012: Link.

  20. J. Kang, Y. Yoo, T. K. Song, C. Yoon, “Method and Apparatus of Forming Multiple Scanning Lines,” KR 10-1135065, 3 Apr. 2012: Link.

  21. J. Kang, E. M. Boctor, H. Song, Yixuan Wu, “Non-contact ultrasound tomography imaging system,” US 63/547,924, 9 Nov. 2023

  22. E. M. Boctor, Y. Wu, J. Kang, K. Xu, H. Song, R. H. Taylor, Y. Chen, Y. Yin, J. W. Stayman, M. Salehizadeh, “Combined ultrasound and mammography system for breast imaging,” US 63/536,520, 5 Sep. 2023.

  23. J. Kang, J. Dardick, M. Luciano, E. Boctor, “Devices and Methods for Active Surveillance of Shunt-implanted Patients,” Provisional patent 63/532/519, 14 Aug. 2023.

  24. J. Kang, H. Song, E. M. Boctor, “Devices and Methods for Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Scanning,” Provisional patent US 63/355,525, 24 Jun. 2022.

  25. W. G. Lesniak, Y. Wu, J. Kang, S. Bionapally, S. R. Banerjee, E. M. Boctor, and M. G. Pomper, “Low molecular weight and PAMAM dendrimer based PSMA-specific dual-contrast agents for optical and photoacoustic imaging,” US 17/744,080, 13 May. 2022. 

  26. E. M. Boctor, J. Kang, E. M. Graham, M. M. Harraz, R. C. Koehler, “Apparatus and method for patient monitoring based on ultrasound modulation,” WO 2020112682, 25 Nov. 2019: Link.

  27. E. M. Boctor, P. L. Gehlbach, J. Spicer, J. Kang, M. M. Harraz, “Providing sensory stimulations via photoacoustic, piezo-based, thermal, and/or electrical effects,” WO 2018209118, 8 Nov. 2019: Link.

  28. E, M. Boctor, J. Kang, A. L. Burnett, J. U. Kang, M. M. Harraz, “Neuromodulation-based nerve localization,” WO 2020061097, 19 Sep. 2019: Link.

  29. D. F. Wong, E. M. Boctor, H. K. Zhang, J. Kang, J. U. Kang, A. Rahmim, D. Thorek, L. M. Loew, “Photoacoustic voltage-sensitive dyes for in vivo imaging,” US 17,194,649, 11 Dec. 2017: Link.

  30. R. S. DaCosta, Brian C. Wilson, I. Veilleux, J. H. Chang, J. Kang, Y. Yoo, and T. K. Song, “System and Method for Tri-Modal In VivoImaging,” WO 2015016403, Link; KR 10-2015-7034474, Link; CN105431091A, Link, 29 Jan. 2016.

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